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KQED Public Radio: Saturday, April 29, 2017

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Saturday, April 29, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Alabama School District Ruling NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Emma Brown, an education reporter for The Washington Post, about the federal court judge's ruling on Monday allowing a city to leave an Alabama school district under desegregation orders. The judge said, even though she believes the motivation is racial, she will allow it to separate under certain conditions.
  • 1:00 am
    KQED Newsroom Donald Trump's First 100 Days A special edition of Newsroom all about Donald Trumps first 100 days in office. First, California Congressman Adam Schiff talks about the House Intelligence Committees probe into Russian hacking of the presidential election. Then Scott Shafer sits down for a panel with Harmeet Dhillon, RNC National Committeewoman from California, Republican political consultant Sean Walsh, and SF Chronicle Politics reporter Joe Gorofili. Plus the ways in which the election of Donald Trump inspired more people to get into politics. And an analysis Trumps battle with the judiciary in the first 100 days.
  • 1:30 am
    Washington Week White House Scrambles for Last-Minute Action As President Trump reaches his 100th day in the Oval Office, the White House is facing intense pressure and scrambling for last-minute executive actions to show the administration is keeping its promises. Trump returned to his economic populist roots this week and announced a plan to renegotiate NAFTA. He also announced his proposal to overhaul the tax code and lower the maximum corporate rate to 15 percent. On Capitol Hill, lawmakers returned from a two-week recess and began negotiations to keep the government open and funded through the end of the fiscal year. Plus, the House Freedom Caucus, whose opposition prevented the Republican health care reform bill from passing weeks ago, reversed course and announced their support for the long-promised overhaul.
  • 2:00 am
    Commonwealth Club Vicente Fox, Former President of Mexico To the American public, Vicente Fox may be Mexicos most well-known, modern politician. Prior to becoming president, he received a top management diploma from Harvard Business School and went on to become president of Coca-Cola for Mexico and Latin America. He has most recently made national headlines by telling President Trump that Mexico will not pay for that [expletive] wall, and continues to engage President Trump on social media.Fox was the first candidate from an opposition party to be elected president. Currently, he is actively involved in encouraging leadership and creating opportunities for less favored people through his organization Centro Fox. What are the realities and possibilities for the relationship between the U.S. and Mexico? Heres a rare chance to get a unique perspective from one of Mexicos most prominent and outspoken thought leaders.
  • 3:00 am
    Inside Europe The Making of Macron Will centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron become, as polls predict, France's new president, halting the populist march in Europe? Or has he started celebrating too early? And what would a Macron presidency really mean?
  • 4:00 am
    World Affairs Letters to a Young Muslim: Countering Extremist Narratives What does it mean to be Muslim today? While the vast majority of Muslims are moderate and peaceful, media coverage of terrorist attacks by radical Islamist organizations like ISIS has provoked stereotyping and unfair targeting. How can moderate Muslims reconcile their place in society when negative attitudes threaten their ability to practice their faith? Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Russia, Omar Saif Ghobash, makes the case why facing hatred and propaganda head-on is the path to engendering trust and tolerance.
  • 5:00 am
    Weekend Edition The Society of the Black Hand At the turn of the 20th century, New York was terrorized by a ruthless criminal gang. Stephan Talty talks about The Society of the Black Hand and the man who dedicated his life to bringing it down.
  • MORNING
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  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    This American Life Itll Make Sense When Youre Older At first, its super annoying getting told itll make sense when youre older. Then, when youre a teenager, hard lessons are learned, despite your best efforts to be too cool to care. By the time youre actually old, you know a bunch of stuff and youre desperate to hold onto it. You might even wonder HOW you know all the things you know. Hosted by Chana Joffe-Walt and featuring SNLs Sasheer Zamata.
  • 1:00 pm
    Snap Judgment Better Half Glynn's wife accidentally meets up with him at a coffee shop along with her colleagues. Plus, when you get really close to someone, you get to know different sides of them naturally. It was no different when Jim Bunkelman fell in love with his wife, Rhonda. What was different was just how many different sides of Rhonda there were. And, breakups are hard. What if you found a way to never let your lover go?
  • 2:00 pm
    Radiolab Guts This hour, dive into the messy mystery in the middle of us. What's going on down there? And what can the rumblings deep in our bellies tell us about ourselves? We stick our hand in a cow stomach, get a window into our core (thanks to a hunter who became a walking science experiment in the 1800s), and listen in on the surprising back-and-forth between our gut and our brain. And talk to a man who kind of went out of his mind when a medical procedure left him (for a little while) gutless.
  • 3:00 pm
    Freakonomics Radio How to be More Productive Stephen Dubner returns to his alma mater to find out if colleges really make people more productive and happier. Along the way, hell learn that theres a big difference between being busy and being productive.
  • 4:00 pm
    Reveal -- From the Center for Investigative Reporting Running From Cops In cities across America, black men are on the run. On April 4, 2015, in South Carolina, Walter Scott was killed while running away from a police officer. Eight days later, Freddie Gray ran from police in Baltimore. He was caught and later died in custody. On this episode of Reveal, we explore the consequences of fleeing from the police through two stories, both set in Baltimore.
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    A Prairie Home Companion Lucius, Brad Mehldau, Tom Papa This week: a February 2017 rebroadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Lucius sing "My Heart Got Caught on Your Sleeve" and "How Loud Your Heart Gets"; Brad Mehldau teams up with Chris Thile for "Scarlet Town" and "Don't Think Twice, It's Alright" and demonstrates a bit of piano improvisation; and Tom Papa ponders the news, life as an adult, children, and marriage. Plus: Chris's Song of the Week, "Valentine's Day for Parents of Small Children," and messages from SCAT-3000 -- a smart car calibrated for Minnesota drivers -- and the Catchup Advisory Board.
  • 8:00 pm
    Selected Shorts The Pursuit of Happiness Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents two sweet tales of happily ever after. In Maile Meloys The Proxy Marriage, the shy hero marries the love of his life over and over. The reader is Patricia Kalember. And Anne Meara performs The Worm in the Apple, John Cheevers tale of a marriage so perfect no one can believe it.
  • 9:00 pm
    This American Life Itll Make Sense When Youre Older At first, its super annoying getting told itll make sense when youre older. Then, when youre a teenager, hard lessons are learned, despite your best efforts to be too cool to care. By the time youre actually old, you know a bunch of stuff and youre desperate to hold onto it. You might even wonder HOW you know all the things you know. Hosted by Chana Joffe-Walt and featuring SNLs Sasheer Zamata.
  • 10:00 pm
    The Moth Radio Hour Prison, Princes, and Playgrounds A woman sets off in search of transformation and ends up in a harem in Bandar Seri Begawan, a teacher discovers her playground has turned into a 3rd grade war zone, singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega debates whether to take the stage at The Glastonbury Music Festival in the face of a death threat, and Damien Echols describes life after spending 18 years on death row for a crime he didn't commit.
  • 11:00 pm
    Snap Judgment Better Half Glynn's wife accidentally meets up with him at a coffee shop along with her colleagues. Plus, when you get really close to someone, you get to know different sides of them naturally. It was no different when Jim Bunkelman fell in love with his wife, Rhonda. What was different was just how many different sides of Rhonda there were. And, breakups are hard. What if you found a way to never let your lover go?
  • 12:00 am
    Radiolab Guts This hour, dive into the messy mystery in the middle of us. What's going on down there? And what can the rumblings deep in our bellies tell us about ourselves? We stick our hand in a cow stomach, get a window into our core (thanks to a hunter who became a walking science experiment in the 1800s), and listen in on the surprising back-and-forth between our gut and our brain. And talk to a man who kind of went out of his mind when a medical procedure left him (for a little while) gutless.
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